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With spring approaching, yard work isn’t far behind.  And with yard work, there's yard waste like branches, clippings and brush.

The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s free yard trimmings drop-off sites re-open Saturday, March 28.

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with news director Maryanne Zeleznik about  what is at stake in the 2016 U.S. Senate race in Ohio.

Kasi Infrared / Provided

Potholes can be punishing on your car and wallet. A new AAA survey estimates they cost drivers $6.4 billion per year. They also cost the transportation departments that have to repair the roads.

Cincinnati is in the process of filling 10,000 potholes in three weeks.

But what if work crews could repair potholes permanently? They can, according to Roger Filion, president of Kasi Infrared.

There must be a lot of Democratic Party leaders around Ohio scratching their heads lately.

Why, they must be asking themselves, is P.G. Sittenfeld, the 30-year-old Cincinnati councilman who announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate some time ago, still in the race?

It’s been almost two weeks now since the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee threw its support behind former governor Ted Strickland for the 2016 U.S. Senate nomination.

Provided / Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo's ten African painted dog pups finally have names.

The pups, six boys and four girls, were born in January.

Keepers decided on a Batman naming scheme based on identifying marks on each pup.

The names are: Riddler, Ivy, Bruce, Alfred, Oswald, Luke, Lucy, Selina, Hugo and Quinn. Check out how to tell them apart in the slideshow above.

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